if the idea of a desk job does not appeal to you, then this course will. Step into the great outdoors as the Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning (DOAL) gives you heaps of hands-on experience and skills to lead outdoor activities and develop your own outdoor learning programmes.
Adventure enthusiasts will love the high elements and water-based activities such as kayaking, abseiling, and climbing, which build leadership and confidence. Internships and overseas trips to outdoor centres in Australia and Hong Kong all add to a holistic learning experience.
Equipped with technical skills, keen knowledge, strong character values, and situational awareness, you will be ready for your own adventure as an outdoor leader, trainer, or educator.
Beyond the classroom, outdoor experiential adventures offer an alternative and interactive approach to traditional ways of learning.
The first of its kind in Singapore, the Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning will equip you with hands-on experience and skills to conduct learning activities in the great outdoors. Physical and water-based learning activities such as kayaking, abseiling and climbing form a large part of the curriculum.
This programme prepares you to take on various roles in the outdoor and experiential learning industry. It also grooms you to be future outdoor leaders as we focus on building character values of leadership, confidence, and integrity in you.
As part of the all-encompassing learning experience, you can also look forward to internships and overseas trips to outdoor centres in Australia and Hong Kong.
RP’s outdoor and adventure learning graduates are in high demand in entities such as Outward Bound Singapore, National Parks Board, SAFRA, as well as various national sports associations and uniformed associations. Some roles you can look forward to are:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
The Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning (DOAL) consists of some components which will be conducted in the outdoors in all weather conditions and involve students in many hours of vigorous activities such as rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, ropes course, land and sea expeditions. The activities are both physically and mentally challenging. Applicants with any of the following medical conditions should not enrol into DOAL.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
7 compulsory modules:
A114 Mathematics II
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
3 compulsory modules:
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
9 compulsory modules:
B218 Business Statistics
S232 Experiential Land-based Adventure Education
S233 Experiential Water-based Adventure Education
S234 Adventure Education
S235 Environmental Education
S331 Challenge Course Management
S332 Expedition Principles, Practices and Management
S333 Outdoor Leadership
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 3 modules from the following list:
S221 Sports Facilities Management
S225 Leisure Planning and Programming
S261 Introduction to Sports Coaching
S321 Sports Management
S322 Strategic Sports Development
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Note: To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.